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it is and where the storm would be headed next. >> and this week, more defense in the jodi arias trial. >> and does this remind you of a car insurance commercial? this is real. how did this car land on a roof in california? >> all right, first up, snow storm, which is hammering the midwest on this first week of spring. missouri and illinois are getting hit the hardest right now, up to 10 inches of snow expected there, and wind gusts over 30 miles per hour, are blowing all that snow around. making visibility on the roads extremely difficult. it's the same storm that slammed into the rockies, creating white-out conditions and forcing shutdowns on two interstates in colorado. karen mcginnis is tracking the storm, and susan candiotti is in ohio, a state in the path. karen, indiana and ohio are going to be hit next? >> yes, they are, and what a difference a year makes. a year ago on this date, temperatures were in the 60s and people were basking in those warm temperatures. not so right now. this area of low pressure, we watched it all the way from the rockies. now moving into the central pl
of questions for the person who's backing her. so the defense psychologist gets grilled with more than 100 different questions alone. we're going to highlight the top ten and what they might say about what this jury is thinking as this trial gets closer to an end. they're coming. yeah. british. later. sorry. ok...four words... scarecrow in the wind... a baboon... monkey? hot stew saturday!? ronny: hey jimmy, how happy are folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico? jimmy: happier than paul revere with a cell phone. ronny: why not? anncr: get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. dad: you excited for youyeah.st day? ♪ dad: you'll be fine, ok? girl: ok. dad: you look so pretty. ♪ i'm overprotective. that's why i got a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. mr. wiggles and curling irons. for the little mishaps you feel, use neosporin to help you heal. it kills germs so you heal four days faster neosporin. also try neosporin eczema essentials. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... li
, accusatio accusations, and that is just the experts. a defense psychologist returns to the stand in the jodi arias murder trial. and the prosecution can't wait. >>> jerry sandusky is locked up probably for life. but the convicted child rapist is speaking out again. this time to a filmmaker who is bent on clearing joe paterno's name. but paterno's family says no thanks. >>> and this could be a historic week for gay marriage in america. the supreme court taking up two major cases over the next two days. and the lines are already forming. i'm not kidding. >>> first, though, a 15-year-old accused in the horrific shooting death of a baby in brunswick, georgia making his first court appearance this morning. the suspect not named because he's a minor did not enter a plea, but he and a second teenager are facing murder charges in the death of this 13 month old baby boy. 17-year-old demarcus elkins is being charged as an adult and will be in court later on today. the baby's mother said both suspects demanded money and then shot both her and her child last week. >>> authorities in mississippi are inve
it happened, exactly. a psychologist for the defense explains why this memory seems, at least seems, conveniently foggy. [ male announcer ] just when you thought you had experienced performance a new ride comes along and changes everything. the powerful gs. get great values on your favorite lexus models during the command performance sales event. this is the pursuit of perfection. from the united states postal service a small jam maker can ship like a big business. just go online to pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. we'll do the rest. ♪ >>> now to phoenix, where jodi arias' defense is trying to convince a jury that she just cannot remember all the details of the killing of her ex-boyfriend, travis alexander. the defense psychologist returns to the stand in just two hours. no one is denying that she shot him and that she stabbed him, 29 times, in fact, when you include the defensive wounds. but she says her memory of that night is foggy. what she does remember, however, some extraordinarily explicit details of their sex life and that he threatened her, she says.
the first case on tuesday on california's proposition 7 ban and on wednesday the defense of marriage act. >>> to paris where hundreds of people clash with police at an anti-gay marriage protest. police fought huge crowds with tear gas and riot greer. protesters are against the proposed law allowing same-sex couples to marry. french lawmakers approved the bill for everyone last month. it's up for a vote in the senate come april. >>> a week from easters and tenses of thousands gather to hear the new pope lead palm sunday prayers. ♪ the pope broke with tradition at the start of the ceremony, greeting the crowd in an open jeep instead of a bulletproof pope mobile. during his message pope francis urged followers to shun corruption and greed. >>> have you noticed that your gas is cheaper? we're on a four-week streak where gas prices are on a steady decline. the lundberg survey reports the national average is 3.71 for a gallon of regular unleaded. that's 22 cents cheaper than a year ago this week. the most expensive gas is in chicago. cheapest is in billings, montana. >>> a pre-historic's fam
arguments in two case es on same-sex marriage. at issue the defense of marriage act and california's proposition eight. let's start with doma. it's the federal law that defines marriage as a union between and a man and a woman. it keeps gays from get iting th same rights. president clinton signed doma into law in 1996. he now says it should be struck down. avery freedman from cleveland, good to e see you. >> hi, fredricka. >> and richard herman, good to see you as well. avery, you first on this. two cases before the supreme court. let's begin with doma. how much is at stake here? >> i think this is one of the great cases that the the supreme court will hear this term. that and prop eight. but doma which was compromised legislation and signed by bill clinton back in 1996 has always been questionable in terms of constitutionality. and two federal appeals courts have held that that law that restricts personnel rights that is by the federal government violates the constitution. it violates the equal protection law. in terms of the significance of it, it's really march madness. this is
.s. supreme court this work. the court will hear arguments on the defense of marriage act and california's proposition 8 which bans same-sex marriage. cnn justice correspondent joe johns is here with details. >> fred, the battle over same-sex marriage in california has been going on for years and coming up this week it finally arrives at the u.s. supreme court. we talked to one of the couples involved in the case who, win or lose, have already assured themselves a small place in history with their legal challenge. they have been together four years before they got married last october. don't let the wedding dresses fool you. their lives are not all satin and pearls. >> well, i'm an airman in the united states air force reserves and -- >> i'm a police officer with the metropolitan police department here in d.c. >> which makes this couple a case study in how america's married but unequal approach to same-sex relationships can play out. >> as an airman, you get a constant reminder that you're second class. >> jamelle is a federal employee but the federal defensive marriage act bar is recogn
the terror 30 years ago. the prosecutor. >> obviously guilty. >> the defense attorney. >> not proven. one way or the other. >> the fbi agent in charge. >> guilty of two double homicide. >> sheila baltazar. >> he could have killed all of them. >> the supreme court justice. >> not proven. >> the witness. >> guilty. >> camille bell. >> innocent but stupid. >> that first task force detective. >> no maybes, ifs. guilty. the right man for those homicides is in jail. >>> the original audience verdict, guilty. 69%. innocent 4%. not proven either way, 27%. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> hello, everyone. don lemon here and the stories that you are talking about, but first, the day's headlines. president barack obama back home after a busy trip to the middle east and he arrived at andrews air force base after the trip that took him to jordan and the west bank. secretary john kerry did not arrive on air force one. he stayed around to talk to the israeli leader e. >>> the motion to vacate is granted. >>> david ranta spent 23 years in prison for a murd her didn't commit. he was wrongfully convic
-year-old grandson, supposedly in self-defense, was convicted. and just a few hours after we brought this story to you, the conviction, second-degree murder. sandra layne faces 12 to 20 years in prison for the killing of jonathan hoffman. she shot him six times over the course of six minutes. she fired ten times. it all happened in the home that they shared near detroit. she testified that her grandson was high on drugs and was attacking her when she went for her gun. but then the jurors heard jonathan's phone call to 911. >> 911, what's your emergency? >> i've just been shot. >> what? >> i've just been shot. >> where are you at? okay, how did you get shot? >> my grandma shot me. >> my grandma and grandpa shot you? >> my grandma. i'm going to die. >> 2 1/2 minutes later, while he was still on the phone, hoffman was shot again. sandra layne will be sentenced on april 18th and she is not free on bond between now and then. >>> you know, this has been the theme of the jodi arias case -- lies. just so many lies. yesterday, the psychologist who was hired by the defense testified that the a
hearings on same-sex marriage challenges. proposition 8 and the defense of marriage act. people are already camping out mere the supreme court in washington to get in to the hearings. on thursday, we will find out which cars get a world car award. winner in power categories announced at the new york international auto show. shout-outs go to best all-around, best performance, green cars, and best design. that's going to do it for me. see you throughout the week p much more straight ahead with don lemon. >>> no golf for you. i want to you take a look at this. this is a pga course in orlando where tiger woods was leading before mother nature put the smackdown on it. the weather is severe in many parts of the country today. ridiculous storms here. blizzard there. live from snowy dayton, ohio in just a moment. speaking of tiger, if he wins tomorrow, he will be the new number one golfer in the world. he hasn't held that spot in more than two years going back to when his game and his personal life fell apart in scandal. he has since gotten divorced, spent time in therapy, rebuilt his golf swing. t
not commit. among the believers, not just defense attorneys, but the brooklyn d.a., who is going before the court today to ask for the release of this man, who was convicted in 1991 for the murder of rabbi warsburger, who was 58 years old. a reporter survivor of auschwitz and champion for jews in brooklyn. a robber gunned him down and got away in his car. detectives say they had rantas' confession, eyewitnesss, and more. but as the d.a. began digging, he determined ranta was the wrong man. mary snow is in brooklyn. mary, how did this case fall apart? >> reporter: well, really, don, the turning point and what set this in motion was an eyewitness who identified david ranta in a police lineup came forward two years ago to say that he was told by police who to pick. he was 13 at the time of that lineup. he phoned to say it was weighing on him and a police detective had told him, this is his words, to pick the guy with the big nose. the attorney for david ranta then went to the brooklyn d.a.'s office relaying this information to the conviction integrity unit. they were looking to review case
guilty. >> the defense attorney. >> not proven. one way or the other. >> the fbi agent in charge. >> guilty of two double homicide. >> sheila baltazar. >> he could have killed all of them. >> the supreme court justice. >> not proven. >> the witness. >> guilty. >> camille bell. >> innocent but stupid. >> that first task force detective. >> no maybes, ifs. guilty. the right man for those homicides is in jail. >> the original audience verdict, guilty. 69%. innocent 4%. innocent 4%. not proven either way, 27%. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> hello everyone. don lemon here. the stories you're talking about in just a moment. but first, let's get you up to speed on some of the day's headlines. president barack obama back home after a busy trip to the middle east. he arrived at joint base andrews earlier after his first visit to israel as president. the trip also took him to the west bank and jordan. secretary of state john kerry didn't return on air force one. he stayed behind to hold separate talks with israeli and palestinian leaders. >>> the defendant's motion to vacate the
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but e says it was in self-defense. you can watch that trial today on hln and cnn.com. >>> two teenagers accused of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl during a booze fueled night of partying in august learned their fate on sunday morning. the high school football players for steubenville's big red never took the stand but maintained their innocence throughout. the judge found them guilty on all counts. poppy harlow was in court for the entire trial and has the story. >> reporter: the mother of the 16-year-old victim spoke out for the first time since trent mays and ma'lik richmond raped her daughter saying this after court ended. >> it didn't matter what school you went to, what constituity yd in or what sport you played. human compassion is not taught by a teacher, a coach or a parent. it's a god given gift instilled in all of us. you displayed not only a lack of this compassion but a lack of any moral code. your decisions that night affected countless lives not only that of my daughter. this does not define who my daughter is. she will persevere, grow and move on. i have pity for you bo
as a defense of joe paterno is misguided and inappropriate. >> wow. i suspect penn state's not very happy about any of this coming up again either. >> that's right. we actually heard from one of the victims' attorneys this morning. i spoke to a child advocate and penn state issued a statement and said all three of them said the same thing, this is reopening wounds for these assault victims who are trying to move forward. child advocate said if we learn anything from this this morning, it's that these people never really completely heal because this stuff is constantly being brought back up. >> sarah ganim reporting live for us this morning. thanks. >>> up next, talk back question this morning. can new york city mayor michael bloomberg buy gun control? facebook.com/carolcnn or tweet me @carol cnn. but what we'd rather be making are tee times. tee times are the official start of what we love to do. the time for shots we'd rather forget, and the ones we'll talk about forever. in michigan long days, relaxing weather and more than 800 pristine courses make for the perfect tee time. because being abl
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an unnamed person got a citation. >>> jurors in the jodi arias trial are expected to grill a key defense expert with more than 100 questions today. richard samuels says he diagnosed arias with post-traumatic stress disorder and that's why she can't remember details the night she killed travis alexander. she claims it was all in self-defense. ted rowlands outside the courthouse in phoenix. there are some big problems with this guy's testimony? >> well, yeah, carol, he's made some errors in his reports. and also lost his composure on the sand and let's face it, a huge job. a very important witness, trying to convince this jury that jodi arias isn't lying, that she suffers from ptsd and that's why she has memory loss. >> and more interrogation video has surfaced. >> reporter: yes, six hours of interrogation footage over two days. it's fascinating. you hear her talk about her story, change her story, and also see her when there are no detectives in the room and when there are people. at times she is on the floor. head on the table, sometimes singing, laughing, and basically more of that vide
a couple minutes, suzanne. basically the defense in this case want dr. samuels to testify about what a crime scene can tell you about a crime, whether it was premeditated or if it was an act of passion. the defense believes that the crime scene is evidence that this is an act of passion because it was so messy, if you will. and they want samuels to talk about it. the prosecution says that is completely nonsense that this guy is not, a, qualified to do it. and there's nothing really there, it's junk science. so the judge will hear from both sides in the next 15 minutes and expected to rule from the defense, so the direct testimony can resume whether or not the judge will allow this part of it in we'll find out very soon. >> ted, before we get any kind of rulings at all, there is buzz now, not surprising, of a tv movie that is actually in the works. what do we know about that? >> yes, well, what we don't know is what it would be rated given all the graphic testimony in this case. >> no kidding. >> we know lifetime -- yeah, lifetime is making a movie about this. a made for tv movie, the
. a defense psychologist says jodi arias can't remember killing her ex-boyfriend because she developed ptsd and amnesia as a result of all of the stress she was under. arias admits she killed travis alexander but says it was in self-defense. this is something a lot of people have been following every step of the way. if you've got the prosecutor now really going after this witness. richard samuels. now back on the stand, yes? >> reporter: yeah. and the grilling continues. juan martinez is not letting up at all, because this is an important witness, suzanne, for the defense. outside of jodi arias herself who was on the stand for 18 days, this is the second-most important witness because this is the person that is going to supposedly explain to the jurors why jodi arias who has a photographic memory jurors why jodi arias who has a photographic memory about everything that happened to her in her life can't remember stabbing travis alexander 29 times. this is why juan martinez is going after him so hard and will continue to for the rest of most of day and i'm assuming because he has been meticu
against ranta has fallen apart. the defense and even the prosecution believe detectives coaxed witnesses and witnesses lied. prosecutors think the real killer died in a car crash two months after the murder. >>> for days prosecutors in the jodi arias murder trial have grilled a key defense witness. now, it's the jury's turn to question the psychologist, richard samuels. ted rowlands is outside the courthouse in phoenix for us. ted, samuels claims that arias doesn't remember stabbing her boyfriend or slashing his throat because she's suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. and there are some big questions and big problems with that testimony, right? >> yeah. he's had some problems on the set. he's been on there for several days and he's been grilled by the prosecutor here juan martinez. some of the problems he's had some errors in his report come out and also lost his composure during the grilling in the last few days. he has a tough job. he's trying to convince these jurors that jodi arias who can't remember everything on the stand he was back taking those questions. >> and there'
this is effective. is that a solid defense? >> people are going to look at about three years ago when plaxico burress was prosecuted and new york waved its fwlag of our no issuance policy ned, there's not a place stricter with gun rights. at the time mayor bloomberg and his other colleagues were saying we have the toughest laws in the country. look at the crime and how it's gone down. and some of the people are saying on the side of stopping this practice, hey, which one is it here. or is it other factories that have nothing to do with stopping people. what they're also saying is you're replacing one crime with another crime. because for go to somebody that's innocent of a crime, a high school student on his way to school, and frisk them and search them, it has a terrible impact in and of itself is a kind of crime. >> this not only would have ram if i indications for new york city, but other cities. i know a number of other cities are considering it, as well.cit. i know a number of other cities are considering it, as well. would this ruling have ramifications throughout? >> it will. and the r
evidence and should only be allowed if substantiated and directly related to a defense, not as a means to tarnish the image of the victim in the eyes of the jury. has travis alexander's image been destroyed by his trial, by this trial? >> it has. and i don't like what's happened to travis here. but this is our system. here's the problem. she needs that right to a fair trial. everybody does in this country. we're all entitled to it. if we get into the nuances of her claim wasn't substantiated, we have a problem with the fair trial rights. imagine somebody abused and they kill someone, i'm not saying jodi, because her story is full of lies, but let's say that happens, and that person never talked to anybody, never told anybody about it, does that mean we wouldn't let her use claims that were unsubstantiated because she didn't tell somebody else or talk to someone else? that's an example, but you got to preserve somebody's right to put on a case. >> sunny? >> yeah, i completely agree. i hate it when i was trying these kinds of cases, these domestic violence cases where you had a victim, a
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attorney that was released last night. the paternos believe "any attempt to use this recording as a defense of joe paterno is misguided and inappropriate." a source tells me that came after they consulted with a child sex abuse advocate who had been working with them on this case for a long time. >> do we know if there's anything else that is revealing that is going to come out of this doc that would give us any sense of jerry sandusky's thinking and his mindset regarding all this? >> i think it's important to note that this documentary isn't definitely going to happen. the filmmaker who did this interview is trying to raise the money to do the documentary. so it might not even come to fruition. but at this point he says his entire motive is to give joe paterno his "day in court," which jerry sandusky already had, but a lot of people of course believe joe paterno was wronged. >> all right. sara ganim, thank you so much. we appreciate it. >>> there was a crash, injuries and then a brawl. this is all on track at nascar. wait until you see it. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'
that are dead. the secretary of state was not in conversation with the secretary of defense or with the chair of joint chiefs staff. >> i think that's an important point. >> this is the president of the united states didn't care about those four americans and they were killed. that's the point. >> if you want to focus on -- >> that's what's important. >> you're talking about a dog and four americans killed -- >> but congresswoman, you're the one that brought it up. you're the one that brought it up. >> all right. still no answers to the questions dana was asking. a follow-up to the cpac speech, boy, dana is dogged. and we'll see if we can bring you more of that a little bit later on here in the "newsroom". >>> a marine who lost both his legs fighting in afghanistan claims he was humiliated by tsa agents. now one congressman is demanding action. smart phone. ♪ right. but the most important feature of all is... the capital one purchase eraser. i can redeem the double miles i earned with my venture card to erase recent travel purchases. and with a few clicks, this mission never happened. uh, w
was not in conversation with the secretary of defense or with the chair of joint chiefs of staff. >> i think that's an important point. i think that's an important point, but this is another -- >> the president of the united states didn't care about those four americans when they were killed. that's the point. you got to focus -- >> if you want to focus on that, if you want to focus, why did you bring up the other -- >> dog handlers, and four americans killed. >> but congresswoman, you're the one who brought it up. you're the one who brought it up. >> you can see things didn't go so well. so asked about her statements concerning the president's alleged extravagance, congresswoman bachmann changed the subject over and over. and, by the way, other fact checkers have found bachmann's statements misleading or fully unsubstantiated. but, hey, a gold star to dana bash. she didn't let up. that news conference with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and president of the united states barack obama, about to happen at any moment. our live coverage will continue after this. 14 clubs. that's what they
the terror 30 years ago. the prosecutor. >> obviously guilty. >> the defense attorney. >> not proven. >> one way or the other. the fbi agent in charge? >> guilty of two double homicides. >> sheila baltazar. >> he could have killed all of them. >> the supreme court justice. >> not proven. >> the witness. >> guilty. >> camille bell. >> innocent but stupid. >> that first task force detective. >> no maybes, ifs, guilty. >> right man for those homicides is in jail. >> the original audience verdict guilty, 69%, innocent 4%. not proven either way, 27%. >>> hello, i'm don lemon. a lot of news to get to this hour. >> i had intention to do it. i'm sorry to put you guys through this. >> that is one of two high school students found guilty of raid in steubenville, ohio. a judge sentenced them to charges they sexually attacked another high school student while she was too drunk to say no. full details from our reporter inside the courtroom the entire time. >>> at least two people were killed today when a small corporate jet crashed into a neighborhood in south bend, indiana. police say three others were
was not in conversation with the secretary of defense or with the chair of the joint chiefs of staff. >> reporter: i think that's an important point. >> but this is the president of the united states didn't care about those four americans and they were killed. that's the point. we've got to focus. >> reporter: if you want to focus on that -- if you want to focus on that why did you bring up the other things? >> there's four americans that were killed. >> reporter: congresswoman, you're the one who brought it up. you're the one who brought it up. >> all righty then. the washington post report those claims by bachmann are all either misleading or unsubstantiated. >>> south carolina's disgraced former governor may be the latest political comeback kid. mark sanford finished far ahead of the 15 other republican candidates in the primary for an open house seat. but sanford fell short of 50%, so now he's heading for a runoff. a recount is probably held to confirm his opponent. the winner of that race will face democrat elizabeth colbert bush. she's the sister of comedian stephen colbert and though she won her pr
on tuesday involving california's proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage. the second strs on the defense of marriage act which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. cnn.com has been covering this very extensively. john, you recently followed some gay couples. i looked at some videos you had this morning, trying to get married in mississippi, a state that bans same-sex marriage. here's a clip of that. >> this application is a record, and it is a permanent record. but we're showing it's denied. >> i can't imagine what it might be like to be in your position, to have to tell people who clearly have a home together, share things and love each other -- >> i appreciate you all -- >> that's part of a story on cnn.com by john sutter. also with us is ryan anderson of the heritage foundation. he's also written on this issue for cnn.com. ryan's most recent column argues that the court should not rewrite marriage laws. so first to john. what compelled you to get so invested in putting together these pieces on same-sex marriage for cnn.com. >> i think there's an incredible amount of bravery
and especially weren't going to be able to do it a lot of people predicted against the new mexico defense which is particularly stingy. they were great not only from the perimeter, but from three-point range you can see something jeremy lin celebrating in a tweet he had last night. he jokes he has his three-point goggles on. and jeremy hardly the only one who was celebrating this win. a lot of harvard grads taking the opportunity to brag today. really tells you something, fredricka, about the sports role in our society. harva harvard's a place of course has u.s. presidents to its credit, u.s. supreme court justices, we didn't see the reaction when say john roberts was confirmed on the craziness on the harvard campus. we didn't see that today with the ncaa win. basketball does the mind good even if it's a really smart harvard team. >> maybe they were very excited but conveyed it in a very different way. let's talk about another -- yeah, a different way. let's talk about another near upset. number 16 seed never beat a number 1 seed but a serious scare put into gonzaga. >> and gonzaga played well
, van? many made it very clear they want the defense of marriage act to remain part of the law of the land. federal law of the land. wrr that . >> that's true. but there is a deeper issue for both parties. there is a basic empathy gap. whether you are talking about the constitution or not. and in an increasingly diverse society, you have to be able to empathize with people who are different from you. with these kinds of comments, it seems so -- almost bone headed. almost are you serious? here is what i think will happen. i think you are seeing good folks like will and other who's will make their way to the right position this becomes a state rights issue. have you six states that are saying we're going to treat citizens equally. the federal government has to come down on the side of respecting those states rights to do this the train has left the station there is a -- an expiration date on bigotry. and when have you somebody like him coming out, saying the stuff, it sets the whole country back. not just the republican party. >> talking about the empathy aspect. senator rob port
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